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Aug 21, 2013 5:00pm EDT
like they're trading places. we used to encourage the emerging markets to follow these forciples, and they have the most part. at least there look -- they're moving in that direction, and we seem to be moving away. it is discouraging. we should be following the cut -- the principles that made this country great more than we have been recently. going back to monetary policy, they have been jolted to some extent by our own monetary policy. the headlines yesterday in the wall street journal, india is shocked by the removal of quantitative easing. we have done some of this ourselves. the more we can get back to our principles, the better off we will be. >> what about immigration reform? it is obvious the fluid piece of legislation depending on the form of the bill takes, if it gets through, is that something that could boost economic growth as well as the social security system? >> it will be good for growth and also for politics. it will be something that people can point to. we're not there yet, but i hope we can be. but i would not say it is the magic bullet to get the economy mov
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2013 9:00am EDT
in a time when there. demographicndous changes going on. the role of the u.s. in the world is in a different place. he is president. he is not a civil rights leader. he is the president of the entire country. his constituency is essentially everybody. king's constituency was those committed to civil rights in the issues he worked on. those are important differences. ability ofs, the president obama to be elected twice is a result of the sacrifices and struggles people carried on in the history of the country, not just in the civil rights movement, but the never forng fight for inclusion democratic participation. host: clarence lusane from american university talking about the march on washington and civil rights and 1964. today's coverage of the events in washington takes place on c- span. >> the speaker for this segment, the director of foreign policy friends committee, a national legislation, and dr. michael chang. >> the day after martin luther king died, robert kennedy spoke on violence. here is what he said, what has violence accomplished and created? we tolerate a rising level of viole
CSPAN
Aug 17, 2013 10:00am EDT
of us know this is the true place, the mother ship. [applause] so i wanted to start this morning by paying tribute. the reality tv rush hour-free zone, which is one of its appeals. now, i can't claim and i am not a true native chataquan like many of you, that go back four, five, seeven six generations. in fact, i grew up outside of boston, massachusetts. i am a patriots fan. admittedly behind enemy lines here in buffalo bills territory. but i was born in buffalo general hospital. so, mr. president, i'd like to apply again for citizenship in chaw tack qua nation. -- chautauqua nation. i'm pleased to be discussing diplomacy. i'm glad that chautauqua has decided to spend some time talking about this venerable art, sometimesis understood, stiemsma lined, but always important as diplomacy. i'm a former career american diplomat. i served five presidents between my first job. i was the lowest ranking person in the u.s. government. i was an intern at our ambassador in mauritania in west africa in 1980. until my last job as undersecretary of state in 2008. and you now have the privilege o
MSNBC
Aug 24, 2013 9:00am PDT
. king inspire us with the "i have a dream" part of his speech, the part that was the call to action was the fierce urgency of now part of his speech. in that time dr. king says we refuse to take the tranquillity drug of gradualism. we must move forward, and forward we will. if it was fiercely then urgent, it certainly is now. 50 years ago there were only five african-american members of the house of representatives. there was no congressional black cauc caucus. today there are 43 members. we want more but there are 43. they're led by congresswoman marsha fudge who you heard from and they are the conscience of the congress. in that blauk caucus we have the privilege of serving with john lewis, some of us for over 25 years in the congress, and aren't we proud of that. i also want to mention that 50 years ago, though he was not a member of congress at the time that john conyers was one of three people invited to the white house to meet with president john f. kennedy following the civil rights march, the march for jobs, justice and freedom, who is with us. 50 years ago we had the first
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2013 8:35pm EDT
conferences and offering gavel- to-gavel coverage of the u.s. house all as a public service a public industry. created by the cable tv industry 34 years ago and funded your local cable or satellite provider and you go watch is in hd. x thousands of people gathered on the national mall today to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the march on washington and civil rights advocates joined members of government in a ceremony on the lincoln memorial. the same location where dr. martin luther king jr. delivered his i have a dream speech. you would hear from the reverend holder, then, eric reverend al sharpton, among others as a picture butte to the events of the day -- as they pay tribute to the events of the day. >> for those of us from the south, 50 years ago we received our marching orders when dr. martin luther king jr. quote it the prophet isaiah, i have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted and every hill should be made low and the crooked places will be made straight and the glory of the lord should be revealed and all flesh. and this is the faith that we go ba
CSPAN
Aug 25, 2013 12:00am EDT
watch dogs on protesters. it has only been months since the u.s. supreme court rolled back voting rights. every day in fact every 30 minutes a child is a victim of gun violence. so the whites only signs may be gone but there's still signs of injustice all around us. children born poor today are likely to stay poor. high poverty schools where kids need so much are given the least. and discrimination based on race or sexual orientation may no longer be legal, but it is still lethal. martin luther king jr. and others understood the intersection between racial equality and economic justice. the civil rights struggle is a struggle for good jobs and decent wages. and no while not the only solution they got, that educational opportunities is the highway to economic opportunity, which is why we must reclaim the promise of public education. and as i close, let me just say this, we stand here today as students, my friend and brother lee saunders, and myself, 50 years ago another gay person had to be in the shadows. but today i speak as a teacher, a worker, a labor activist, and a gay person deeply
CNN
Aug 26, 2013 2:00pm PDT
chemical weapons were used and there must be accountability. also, desperate efforts under way right now to save yosemite national park from an historic wildfire that's already scorched an area the size of chicago. and a rare interview with the oldest justice on the u.s. supreme court. why ruth bader ginsburg said this court is, quote, one of the most activist courts in history. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> indiscriminate slaughter of civilians, the killing of women and children, innocent bystanders by chemical weapons is a moral obscenity. >> jarring words by secretary of state john kerry. the white house says there is very little doubt the syrian regime is responsible for that attack and president obama is now evaluating how the united states plans to respond. it all comes on the same day u.n. inspectors, despite sniper fire, managed to visit one of the areas that was hit. those findings are also being reviewed. cnn national political correspondent jim accoosta is working story from the white house. what do you know, jim? >> reporter: as secretary of state john
FOX Business
Aug 24, 2013 5:00am EDT
you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. your money needs an ally. join us at projectluna.com ♪ dennis: three long weeks. that is how long cbs has been dark in over 3 million homes in new york, l.a., and dallas as it fits over fees with time warner cable. today tw see when nuclear, offering subscribers free indoor antennas so they can receive cbs the old-fashioned way over the airways. time for the sec to step in? with more on this, robert mcdowell who quit only weeks ago as a member of the fcc. good to see you. first of all, tell us what you think about this fight now in day 21 after that one hour reprieve last night in new york so they could show eliot spitzer in a debate. what do you think about this verses other recent fights? especially nasty, par for the course? >> most of these get resolved without any controversy or news worthiness or news coverage whatsoever. this one is among the nastier ones. there was one about three years ago etween fox and cablevision. that was a pretty nasty one with full-page ads in the new york tis and the "wall street jou
Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 2:00pm EDT
there was a sniper that forced them at one point in time to rey treat. we go to washington. bring us up-to-date. >> reporter: all along in the five days since that chemical attack and the horrific images out of syria to television and computer screens worldwide, the administration from the president down stress any option or retaliation exercised must be of an inter national nature. of we know that john kerry had at least two dozen phone calls with his counterparts around the region and world including the syrian foreign minister on saturday. he spoke with the 4 french and the foreign ministers from a number of gulf states. the united states doesn't want to go this alone and britain has come out foursquare behind some punishment. noy matter how you want to phrase tfrance has a strong statement and germany, the united states and its allies want to broaden the coalition as wide as possible and you will hear him speak to that. >> is there a sense the white house will telegraph their punches or what they may not do. no boots on the ground? >> that has been ruled out by the president spokesm
MSNBC
Aug 10, 2013 2:30am PDT
to have a life. >> i actually cut my day at 7:00 now. i used to work as i said, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, but i shut it down now. i am working differently. >> differently and definitely better. >>> devising a growth plan is an essential tool for any small business owner. but being disciplined enough to keep it is the tricky part. let's turn to this week's board of directors. gene marks owns and operates the marks group. he is also a "new york times" columnist. and bill rancic is an entrepreneur, author, talk show host and a reality show star. great to see both of you guys. >> hey, j.j. >> thanks for having us. >> i love when she talks about how she's turning people down. i think that's the hardest when you start a business. she said every opportunity is a sales moment. all you want to do is get people interested. how do you get to the point where you can say no to people? >> well, i think you've got to start working smarter rather than working harder. and i think in the beginning, you take everything you can get and figure it out. the first, you know, year or two, you're feeling your way in the
CSPAN
Aug 11, 2013 7:00am EDT
embassies. and a look at u.s. russia relations after the announcement that president obama has canceled his meeting with russian president vladimir putin. that is all next on "washington journal." ♪ is sunday,orning, it august 11 come up 20 13. it is today, resident obama began his week long vacation at martha's vineyard. today we will be discussing the state of u.s. relations with dive intoking a deep u.s. job numbers, and talking about recent al qaeda threats. before we do that we want to hear about the state of news media from our viewers. the pew research center's -- you research center released its biannual data and while there is still plenty of criticism about the industry, most americans continue to believe the media plays an important watchdog role. as we take you through that reports this morning, we want to hear your thoughts. he of us a call. we split our lineup -- we split our lines up by age group. you can also catch up with us on all of your favorite social media sites, on twitter and facebook. you can also e-mail us at .ww.c-span.org we want to take you to tha
FOX News
Aug 29, 2013 8:00am PDT
. "happening now" starts right now >> brand new stories and breaking news. jon: big questions how the u.s. will handle the growing crisis in syria. u.s. navy destroyer heading toward the eastern mediterranean. that will bring total of the destroyers to five. one of america's closest allies says a military strike is not says a military strike is not . >>> one recalling the obamacare process a train wreck. >>> sometimes you need the burger fast. could a strike get between you and your big mack today? emac has the answer. e its is "happening now." 10. jon: good morning to you the white house is working to bolster case on syria. there could be days before there is any action. hello, i'm jon scott. >> jon, great to be with you. i'm alisyn camerota in for jenna today. u.s. officials gather intelligence to justify military action against the assad regime. jon: just yesterday president obama said there is no doubt the syrian government carried out last week's chemical attack killing hundreds of people. he added, he has not made a decision yet on authorizing a strike. u.n. inspectors are collectin
LINKTV
Aug 16, 2013 3:00pm PDT
is called for the u.s. to suspend military aid to egypt and call the ouster of mohamed morsi a coup. then, didn't eight-year-old spy for america? we look at how u.s. allies in yemen used a child the place electronic chips on the man he considered to be his surrogate father. days later, the man was killed in u.s. drone strike. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. brotherhoode muslim has called on supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi to join the nationwide day of rage today to protest the killings of hundreds of people in a crackdown that began with raids on two cairo sit ins. according to the health ministry, the death toll from wednesday's violence has risen to 638 with thousands more wounded. on thursday, the government authorized security forces to use live ammunition to defend themselves and public buildings. president obama responded to the situation in egypt from martha's vineyard where he is on vacation . he condemned the violence, but stopped short of calling it a coup or announcing cuts to the
CNN
Aug 28, 2013 3:00am PDT
action against syria. what a difference a few days can make. less than a week ago the president told us chemical weapons uses aa question mark. now vice president biden saying there's no doubt chemical weapons were used and defense secretary chuck hagel says u.s. forces in the region are ready to go with armed u.s. warships already in the region. iran warning of a disaster if the u.s. intervenes in syria. we're covering all the angles of the story including the only western network reporter on the ground inside syria. let's begin with chris lawrence at the pentagon. chris, what's the latest in. >> reporter: military officials say once they get the order they could be ready to go within hours but while obama administration officials continue to verbally hammer bashar al assad we're still waiting to get the hard evidence that he's responsible. the latest warning to syria comes directly from the white house. >> those who use chemical weapons against defenseless men, women and children, should and must be held accountable. >> reporter: another sign to expect action, u.s. officials all but t
FOX News
Aug 28, 2013 8:00am PDT
. >> i'm jamie colby in for jenna lee today. right now it is looking increasingly likely that the u.s. will lead a military strike on syria. this is all a week after alleged chemical weapons attacks were happening, that killed, what we're seeing many people. vice president joe biden is saying there is is now doubt the assad regime is to blame and right now the u.s. has warships, four of them, in the mediterranean. crews missiles are ready to be fired but the obama administration has to still work out some of the details in considering how the assad regime will respond. our chief white house correspondent ed henry live at the white house with the very latest. ed, good morning to you. are they planning on getting congressional authorization first? >> reporter: it does not look like it, jamie. the situation getting worse by the hour. israel on high alert, worried about possible retaliation by the syrian regime. in the last few moments turkish foreign minister is being prepared and turkey is on high alert at this hour to protect turkish interests. vice president biden, becoming the latest
CBS
Aug 27, 2013 7:00am PDT
@captioncolorado.com in the west. it's tuesday august 27th 2013. welcome to "cbs this morning." it now seems not if but when the u.s. will strike syria. the latest from the white house and syrian border. firefighters make progress near yosemite but flames still threaten the water supply for millions. >> seth doane takes us inside a radioactive ghost town years after the tsunami. only on "cbs this morning," consumer reports reveal how store brands stack up to name brands. >> we begin this morning with a look at today's eye-opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> there must be accountability for those who would use the world's most heinous weapons against the world's most vulnerable people. >> the u.s. urges closer to striking syria. >> four u.s. navy destroyers are close enough to launch a missile strike. >> what secretary kerry described as undeniable use of chemical weapons. >> how close is the u.s. right now to using military action. >> we're getting closer every moment. >> the president should not have set a red line unless he knows what he's going to do. >> firefighters making progres
SFGTV2
Aug 28, 2013 12:00pm PDT
evolution of elevators. can you tell us more about san francisco history here at the st. francis? >> sure. st. francis demonstrates well the evolution of elevated technology. and substantially damaged the 1906 earthquake and rebuilt in 1907 or 1908, and extend it again in 1913. then a new tower was added in 1932, so there is all sorts of elevator technology you can see at the st. francis that very much represents the building history of san francisco. >> i understand there is a really old elevator still operating here. >> that is right, the elevator installed in the 1913 expansion. we can go look at that. >> let's go take a look. here we are in a spectacular st. francis lobby. here is the clock. when people say "meet me at the clock in the st. francis." let's look at that elevator. >> ok, let's do it. >> here we are in the elevator installed as part of the expansion, and this is the way it was originally installed about 100 years ago. it has a manual switch just like elevators did back then, and it runs on dc power. this was from a time before elevators ran on ac power. >> when d
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2013 10:00am EDT
.c., event sponsored by the u.s. chamber of commerce. we take you to it now. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> klees be sure when you get the mic to identify yourself when the time comes. thank you. >> it is a pleasure to be here today. i'm glad all of you were able to make it with so much going on around the world. it seems that a little thing like the economy probably would not attract that much attention, so thank you for being here, and if i see you all run for the doors in the middle of this, i will know that something is biggern that is somewhat than what we are discussing here today. we're going to talk a little bit about the u.s. economy, where it has been, where we think it is going. and that a little bit about the labor markets sensitive labor day. when you look at the economy today, unfortunately what you see is an economy that now for four years has not been doing very much. we have grown at an average pace of 2.2%, as you can see from the chartered has not really been up or down. it was not as f
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2013 7:00am EDT
reaction to the president using "the tonight show" as a forum to discuss serious issues. join us on facebook or send us a tweet, http://twitter.com/cspanwj and .-span hasbbc reporting yemen foiled an al qaeda plot to blow up oil pipelines and sees some of the country's main ports. the story was released a short while ago saying both u.s. and the uk have withdrawn diplomatic staff from yemen, prompted by intelligence reports over new terrorist activity. their u.s. is reported to send special operation forces for pop -- possible strikes against him and sites, al qaeda sites in yemen. the front page story about the september 11 benghazi attacks, charges have been filed, u.s. ambassador christie vince among those killed in that attack. we want to get to the president's comments last night on "the tonight show," asked about benghazi and terrorism and the shutdown of the u.s. embassies across north africa and the threat from aqap, which is al qaeda arabian peninsula. this is the president and jay leno. >> one thing i try to do as president is not overreact, but make sure as much as pos
FOX Business
Aug 24, 2013 2:00am EDT
of the fcc. good to see you. first of all, tell us what you think about this fight now in day 21 after that one hour reprieve last night in new york so they could show eliot spitzer in a debate. what do you think about this verses other recent fights? especially nasty, par for the course? >> most of these get resolved without any controversy or news worthiness or news coverage whatsoever. this one is among the nastier ones. there was one about three years ago between fox and cablevision. that was a pretty nasty one with full-page ads in the new york times and the "wall street journal" doing. but the vast majority of these things get signed without any controversy and no one even knows. dennis: now, some people are asking why the sec has stepped in. these guys never saw a few that did not want to get into and regulate. when might they do it? >> well, the sec does that have the legal authority to do very much of anything. dennis: that doesn't stop them. go ahead. >> it has not stopped them before. i know from my seven years at the sec, personal experience. it's a bit of a tar baby once y
MSNBC
Aug 28, 2013 3:00am PDT
. >> 50 years later, extraordinary. of course, also extraordinary events ahead of us. unfortunately, perhaps, our nation called into conflict again in the coming days. we'll talk about syria in a minute. we look back at this speech and rank this speech probably as one of the greatest in american history. it's easy to forget 50 years later that a lot of people didn't want martin luther king to deliver this speech including jfk who tried to get him to call the civil rights march and speech off. he refused and kennedy was left with no option but to support this speech and the rest, as they say, is history. >> it is. president kennedy watched the speech being carried live on the three television networks. his remark after it was finished was he is damn good. one master of oratory understood it. i would argue that what dr. king said today 50 years ago was the most important piece of american oratory from the gettysburg address through our own time. it redefined what it meant to be an american. it carried forward what jefferson started and what lincoln ratified and what king was urging us
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2013 2:00pm EDT
is going to be very you can expect where democrats are in the majority, 54 of us, right, and where there was a willingness to get it done, do expect something out of the house of representatives that is better, from an ideological point of view, it will be more difficult. it is what i think. people, -- youe legalize people, they got to get a job, right, where there is healthcare. we know the american people to their health care through their employment, 80%. they will have more opportunities to get employment. their wages will increase, which means their ability to buy better food, to have a saner life, i mean, the stress that must be on those communities of people, the housing they have to live in. economic social and standards that will improve, but they will have to rely on emergency care because that was what was adopted in the senate. even though there is more than enough money saved according to cbo, instead of spending $45 billion over the next 10 years amount we spend $45 billion putting more control agents on the border. those are the decisions we are going to make. they a
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2013 3:00pm EDT
. >> for those of us who are from the south, 50 years ago we received our marching orders hen the prophet dr. king jr. quoted the prophet isiah, that have a dream. this is our hope. this is the faith that we go back to the south with. those are our marching orders. this is the faith that we go back to the south with. yes, the south where some are still trying to fight the civil war. yes, the south. where we are witnessing this vicious attack on voting rights and the blatant voter suppression by one particular political party. es, the south where young boys can't walk the street of his father's neighborhood without eing profiled, confronted, stalked, and finally murdered. watched over 45 days where governor because of the relentless protests of 20 plus,000 people reluctantly appointed a reluctant prosecutor who reluctantly put together a prosecuting team who did a poor job in presenting their case. watching a murderer go free, watching our community and our country try to go back 50 years . we walk away with the faith in the words of the prophet isiah once again that they that wait upon the l
FOX Business
Aug 23, 2013 6:00pm EDT
, and that think they could use a figure like that at microsoft. dennis: and then paul will be able to do a sequel. one last note, we used to do 30th birthday parties together back when we both worked at the wall street journal. just a few years ago. you guys were great. thank you for being with us tonight. >> thank you very much. dennis: a lot more still to come, including a tough take on the consumer financial protection bureau, the most dangerous bureaucracy in the world. next, the cbs war with time warner cable. things are getting only more petty and better. how many more channels have to go dark before some heavy-handed regulators steps in? we will hear from a guy who just quit as a commissioner at the fcc. ♪ long weeks. that is how long cbs has been dark in over 3 million homes in new york, l.a., and dallas as it fights over fees with time warner cable. today tw see when nuclear, offering subscribers free indoor antennas so they can receive cbs the old-fashioned way over the airways. time for the sec to step in? with more on this, robert mcdowell who quit only weeks ago as a member of the
PBS
Aug 20, 2013 4:30pm PDT
are about spending and how that could impact the u.s. economy. first up, home depot. sales soared 11% helped by the turn around in housing. sales are so good they uplifted the sales and earning look for the rest of the year. >>> barnes & noble doubled, hurt by a 20% drop in sales by the nook e reader. j.c. penney lasts tripled and sales dropped 11% as it tries to recover from sales strategies of the past. the biggest surprise is from best buy, earnings up a stunning 22 times from a year ago. it looks like the electronics giant once left for dead enga neared a turn around that could be the envy of the sector. courtney regan has more on the comeback. >> reporter: this is the type of shopper best buy is trying to attract. the kind that's willing to come into the store and spend money. >> there is usually quite a lot to choose from and if you can't find it here, it's online. >> reporter: for years they company to bring in paying customers. best buy was the place for shoppers to showroom or preview an extensive tv or computer before buying it at cheaper prices at amazon or walmart but today inves
FOX Business
Aug 24, 2013 11:00pm EDT
, and that think they could use a figure like that at microsoft. dennis and then paul will be able to do a sequel. one last note, we used to do 30th birthday parties together back whewe both worked at the wall street journal. just a few years ago. you guys were great. thank you for being th us tonight. >> thank you very much. dennis: a lot more still to come, including a tough take on the consumer financial protection bureau, the most dangerous bureaucracy in the world. next, the cbs war with time warner cable. things are getting only more petty and better. how many more channels have to go dark before some heavy-handed regulators steps in? we will hear from a guy who just quit as a commissioner at the fcc. ♪ this man is about to be the millionth customer. would you mind if i go ahead of you? instead we had someone go ahead of him and win fiy thousand dollars. congratulations you are r one millionth customer. nobody likes to miss out. that's why ally treats all their customers the same. whether you're the first or the millionth. if your bank doesn't think you're special anymore, you need an all
FOX News
Aug 12, 2013 8:00am PDT
. great to have you with us. i'm jenna lee. welcome to "happening now." >> i'm gregg jarrett in for jon scott. the man suspected of kidnapping 16-year-old hannah anderson, james lee dimaggio, shot dead after a highly specialized fbi team tracks them down in very remote wilderness preserve. they were first spotted last week by a pair of horse riders saying the pair seemed out of place. instinctively they knew something wasn't right. >> she was kind of had a scared look on her face when i first come up the trail. we didn't know if it was from the horses or what. but then when i turned and talked to him a little bit, i just, just had a gut feeling about him. jenna: thank fully for that gut feeling. something changed. they didn't make the connection until they returned home and saw the girl's photos on the news. our will carr is live in boise, idaho, with the very latest on this. so, will, exactly where did those witnesses run into dimaggio and hannah? >> reporter: well, good morning, jenna. they tell us that they ran into them in a very isolated area that had very rough terrain. in fact th
FOX News
Aug 21, 2013 11:00am EDT
was convicted in one of the largest leaks of u.s. secrets in history. in texas the accused fort hood shooter rests his case without calling any witnesses to testify on his behalf. nidal hasan is accused of killing 13 people and wounding dozens at the military base in 2009. he could face the death penalty. we have live reports on both of these cases coming up. but first, brand new stories and breaking news. >> she was taken against her will by a suspected killer and family friend. now a request for this kidnapped teenager to give a dna sample. who is asking for this very personal information? >>> also, is it safe to go into the woods if you're end of summer plans take you outside. you better beware. our medical experts on the rising signs of ticks. >>> video of an unbelievable crash. it is all "happening now." jon: and we begin with this today. just how massive is the government's snooping program? a new report says probably more than you might think. good morning to you, i'm jon scott. heather: a whole lot more. i'm heather childers in for jenna lee. the answer to that, 75%. that is how much
FOX Business
Aug 23, 2013 9:00pm EDT
this with microsoft. dennis: one last note, paul and i used to do 30th birthday parties together and we both worked at "the wall street journal." just a few years ago. thank you for being with us tonight. dennis: coming up next on the cbs were with time warner cable. we will hear from a guy who just quit as a commissioner at the fcc. this man is about to be the millionth customer. would you mind if i go ahead of you? instead we had someone go ahead of him and win fiy thousand dollars. congratulations you are our one millionth customer. nobody likes to miss out. that's why ally treats all their customers the same. whether you're the first or the millionth. if your bank doesn't think you're special anymore, you need an ally. ally bank. your money needs an ally. like carpools... polly wants to know if we can pick h up. yeah, we can make room. yeah. [ male announcer ] ...office space. yes, we're loving this communal seati. it's great. [ male announcer ] the best thing to share? a data plan. at&t mobile share for business. one bucket of data for everyone on the plan, unlimited taland text on smart phone
CNBC
Aug 5, 2013 7:00pm EDT
. >>> the terror threat is real, the planned attacks are massive and the u.s. embassies are staying shut down for another week. that's what several u.s. sources are saying about an alleged al qaeda plot against u.s. interests in the middle east and africa. one source says al qaeda is back and stronger than it was before 9/11. after the bell stunner, jeff bezos buys "the washington post" for $250 bucks. and the bankrupt city of detroit starts the process of putting its priceless museum artwork up for auction. you wouldn't believe how much it could be worth. all those stories and much more coming up on the "kudlow report" right now. good evening, i'm larry kudlow. this is the "kudlow report." first up tonight, breaking news, jeff bezos paying $250 million for "the washington post" newspaper. a few days ago boston red sox owner john henry bought the "boston globe" for the bargain basement price of only $70 million. what is going on here? why will these foes succeed while others have failed. joining us is our own julia boorstin. why will they succeed where others have failed in. >> i think the qu
CNN
Aug 4, 2013 3:00am PDT
>>> u.s. military forces are now on a heightened state of alert as an al qaeda terror plot prompts the massive shutdown of american embassies around the world. we are live from five countries bringing you the very latest. >>> one of the victims has expired at the hospital due to the injuries. >> a car plows into a crowd of people on venice beach's famed boardwalk. one person is dead, many more hospitalized. why some witnesses are saying, listen, this was not an accident. >>> my thing is, for that kind of money, it better work when i want it to work. >> planning on watching "60 minutes" tonight? how about tiger at the bridgestone invitational today? well, if you have time warner cable in new york or l.a., sorry, you're out of luck. good morning, everyone, i'm brianna keilar. >> i'm victor blackwell. 6:00 here at cnn world headquarters. thanks for starting your "new day" with us. >>> across asia, the middle east and north africa, 22 u.s. embassies and consulate have locked their doors today. >> the signs to visitors say it all, stop. the u.s. has also issued a worldwide travel alert,
FOX News
Aug 26, 2013 2:00am PDT
your week and your day with us. and we start for you with a fox news alert happening right now. a team is out inspecting the site of the alleged chemical weapons attack in syria. >> this comes as it looks like the united states is edging closer to a military response there. doug has the latest for us. what can you tell us? >> the white house first of all is dismissing reports out of the uk that an attack is imminent, but clearly the u.s. military is preparing for action at least four u.s. destroyers are moving close to syria to prepare for something. the syrian government meantime has finally agreed as you just mentioned to allow those u.n. inspection teams to the sites of the suspected chemical weapons attacks last week. that all begins today, but an administration official dismissed this last minute decision. quote, at this juncture, any belated decision to grant access to the urn te.n. team would be d to be too late to be credible. the regime of assad has been determined to be blame. the president's thinking isn't quite clear on this as he was whisked to a golf course for five hours
PBS
Aug 18, 2013 3:30pm PDT
obama to cancel annual joint u.s. egyptian militarexercises scheduled for next month. mr. obama, however, did not propose spending the $1.5 billion to the egyptian government for rupturing the u.s. egyptian partnership. and they are at an all-time high in egypt. pro democracy forces are still angry at president obama and the former secretary of state hillary clinton for their initial backing for the former president. mubarak. this is followed by mr. obama's swift and embrace, whom the pro democracy forces blame, for trying to hijack their democratic resolution and to turn it into an islamic republic. and the sentiment was worse for the u.s. ambassador that is now being withdrawn, denouncing the tactics of the forces. and the supporters for their part, they blame the u.s. for secretly blasting them the ongoing support for the government. and the danger now is that the u.s., they have limited leverage at the time of the rising tensions. tensions that could lead to the prolong strikes between the muslim brotherhood and the egyptian government. >> and question on friday, the official death t
MSNBC
Aug 24, 2013 12:00pm EDT
. you're a beautiful sight to behold, and at that time 50 years ago we heard dr. king inspire us with the "i have a dream" part of his speech, the part that was the call to action was the fierce urgency of now part of his speech. in that time dr. king says we refuse to take the tranquillity drug of gradualism. we must move forward, and forward we will. if it was fiercely then urgent, it certainly is now. 50 years ago there were only five african-american members of the house of representatives. there was no congressional black cauc caucus. today there are 43 members. we want more but there are 43. they're led by congresswoman marsha fudge who you heard from and they are the conscience of the congress. in that blauk caucus we have the privilege of serving with john lewis, some of us for over 25 years in the congress, and aren't we proud of that. i also want to mention that 50 years ago, though he was not a member of congress at the time that john conyers was one of three people invited to the white house to meet with president john f. kennedy following the civil rights march, the
SFGTV2
Aug 26, 2013 5:00am PDT
million people live in the united states. and each person uses an average of 100 gallons of water every day. man: what it takes to actually make clean water is somewhat a mystery to most customers. woman: so how does water get from the river into your house, or here at school? woman: somebody has to bring that water to us, and somebody has to take it away when we're finished with it. man: the water infrastructure is vital for disease protection, fire protection, basic sanitation, economic development, and for our quality of life. man: you just can't visualize all the assets that are under our feet. we have about two million miles of pipe in this nation. if you're walking around in an urban area, you're probably stepping on a pipe. man: our grandparents paid for, and put in for the first time, these large distribution systems. woman: and in many cases, it's not been touched since. man: we're at a critical turning point. much of that infrastructure is wearing out. narrator: our water infrastructure is made up of complex, underground systems that function continuously. these 10 locations t
WHUT
Aug 13, 2013 7:30am EDT
. >>> sayaka mori from our weather team joins us now. tell us what's behind all this heat. >> yes, it's imbearably hot in many parts of the northern hemisphere. several high-pressure systems are to blame. across east asia, many record highs set in east china, south korea and western and central japan. in fact, in japan, tens of thousands of people have been carried to hospitals due to heatstroke so far this year. now, this is the reason. we have the pacific high which is very strong this year. on top of that, we have another high, the tibetan high. the two high-pressure systems are compressing the air and working as a powerful heat engine. the height of the highs are actually nearly 15 kilometers. now, heat is not going anywhere, unfortunately. kyoto in the mid 30s into your friday. nearly 40 degrees in parts of china and daegu running six degrees higher than usual for the next three days. across a different side of the world over iberian peninsula and northwestern africa, wildfires have been reported. and the reason is we have the atlantic high right here and another high, that's nor
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2013 11:00pm EDT
experience, that is great. but our industry changes so quickly that almost none of us have done anything like this before. so it's all new. so i ask people how they would handle specific situations and we are looking for flexibility. and we are looking for the skills of a can adapt. one of the things we are looking for is at a meeting that we, a lot of them were mbas and than they had been asking about their career path and that was a very good set of advice. because they were saying that we won't see fleshless. >> people would call me up and say i am a vp now and i need to be a senior vice president for chief operating officer or whatever your company. and i would say so all the people actually showed up and said, how could i help. >> there were a lot of people that turned us down in our early days. >> they still remember. i was offered jobs with more senior titles. but the google job was way better job. even when i went to facebook. it would've been ceo of the things that i did. i came into work with mark. titles don't always matter as much. you to focus on that. >> he shifted to new compan
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2013 8:30pm EDT
. that conflict has already brought so much terrible suffering. this is about the large-scale indiscriminate use of weapons that the civilized world long ago decided must never be used at all. conviction shared even by countries that agree on little else. there is a clear reason that the world has banned entirely the use of chemical weapons. there is a reason the international community has set a clear standard and why many countries have taken me just apps to eradicate these weapons. there was a reason why president obama has made it such a priority to stop the proliferation of these weapons and lock them down where they do exist. there is a reason why president obama has made clear to the outside regime that this international norm cannot be violated without consequences. and there is a reason why no matter what you believe about syria all peoples, though all nations who believe in the cause of our common humanity must stand up to assure that there is accountability in the use of chemical weapons so that it never happens again. >> the building of human rights would be one of the foundations on
PBS
Aug 12, 2013 5:30pm PDT
enforcement reason. >> woodruff: today, in san francisco, the u.s. attorney general said that number must come down. eric holder addressed the american bar association's annual meeting. >> although incarceration has a significant role to play in our justice system-- widespread incarceration at the federal, state, and local levels is both ineffective and unsustainable. it imposes a significant economic burden-- totaling $80 billion in 2010 alone-- and it comes with human and moral costs that are impossible to calculate. as a nation, we are coldly efficient in our incarceration efforts. with an outsized, unnecessarily large prison population, we need to ensure that incarceration is used to punish, deter, and rehabilitate, not merely to warehouse and forget. >> woodruff: one step toward a solution, according to holder: scale back mandatory minimum sentences for low-level, non- violent drug offenses. there are almost 220,000 prisoners in federal penitentiaries, now: 40% over capacity. nearly half those inmates are serving time for drug-related crimes. holder plans to tell federal prosecutors to ch
FOX News
Aug 19, 2013 6:00pm PDT
to an american mother, he became an instant u.s. citizen but end canadian law he's a citizen of that country the moment he was born. many say the cruz camp has put this so-called controversy to rest. the paper goes on to point out that the constitution does not address the issue of dual citizenship when it comes to running for the presidency. joining me now is connie mack and steve murphy. are you a left wing birther? >> he was born in canada. we know that. he's a canadian citizen but he's also an american citizen so i think he's eligible to run for president. his problem isn't he's from canada. it's that he's from mars. >> all right. all right. save your cheap left wing political hack attack for later. we'll get to that later. do you see any issue here? it seems to me the left is flirting with birtherism. here's a question. does that mean they are racist against a hispanic? >> you know, first of all, i think it's important to point out that there is one democrat who will not be talking about this issue and that is barack obama. and the left -- this is clearly a media dump. this was clearly
FOX News
Aug 12, 2013 3:00am EDT
dependent nation. this is fox news reporting, the great food stamp binge. i'm reporting from the u.s. department of agriculture. why the usda? for historical and political reasons, food stamps fall under the agriculture department's domain.. in fact, food stamps will cost taxpayers a projected $78 billion this year. a staggering amount that's more than double the amount. other food asiftance. according to a just released poll, a majority of voters think most of the 46 million plus food stamp recipients are taking advantage and not truly in need. you heard stories of food stamp waste, fraud, and abuse. this hour we will also look at the cost of the recipients and the american character. during this show, you can share your thoughts via twitter. use #fox news reporting. we begin in new york city where one of the biggest proponents is looking to get more people signed up. >> individuals have a certain income limitation. >> you are watching a team of determined activists. preparing their plan of action. >> the guidelines have changed. do you feel all set and ready to go? >> they will be
MSNBC
Aug 15, 2013 1:00am PDT
maddow show starts right now. thanks, chris. thanks to you at home for staying with us this hour. this is one of those days in the news when there is a lot going on. just in domestic news, a lot going on. son of the famous civil rights leader, jesse jackson, jr. was sentenced to two and a half years in federal prison today for taking campaign money and spending it on himself. his wife will also do a year in prison because of the tax fraud side of what they plead guilty too. now that the federal defense of marriage act has been dismantled by the supreme court, the pentagon announced the new rules for service members who want to marry their same sex partners. in north carolina today where republicans just passed and signed the most draconian new voter suppression law in the country. that state's democratic u.s. senator asked the justice department to look into that new law and consider intervening in north carolina to stop it. florida's governor is suing georgia's governor saying georgia is stealing florida's water from a river the two states are supposed to share. the republican p
WHUT
Aug 8, 2013 6:00pm EDT
to work with them. they didn't do that with us. in some ways it is reflective of underlying challenges we have had with russia lately. >> president obama also responded to the growing controversy over the wide ranging nsa surveillance programs that edward snowden has revealed. >> a lot of these programs were put in place before i came in. i had some skepticism and i think we should have healthy skepticism about what government is doing. i had the programs reviewed and putting additional safeguards to make sure there is federal court oversight as well as congressional oversight, that there is no spying on americans. we don't have a domestic spying program. what we do have are some mechanisms where we can track a phone number or e-mail address that we know is connected to some sort of terrorist threat. >> edward snowden's father says he believes president clinton will continue to stand firm in the face of pressure from the obama administration to hand --r his son whom the name president vladimir putin will continue to stand firm in the face of pressure from the obama administration to hand
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